June 12, 2013
Clipping Magic is a simple alternative to Photoshop for removing image backgrounds. You might find it useful for designing activities in which students have to speculate about what is going on in photographic images. Click through to the next slide below to see the background which has been erased from the following photo. . . Video […]
April 25, 2013
On Saturday 8th June 2013, I’ll be giving a talk titled “Photo Opportunities (Using Student-generated Images)” at The Image Conference in Barcelona. The conference is being organised jointly by the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG and UAB Idiomes and will be the first ELT conference to deal exclusively with the use of film, video, image and […]
November 5, 2012
Here’s a few activities which might fit in with lessons on sounds, noise pollution, the senses or mobile phone etiquette. It includes conversation practice and an out-of-class activity which involves students making recordings with their mobile phones. Idea One : Video a) Show your students the still image from the beginning of the video below […]
October 23, 2012
I was just going to tweet the video below and leave it at that, but I had a few ideas while on the train to work so have decided to turn it into a post. The lesson deals with the topics of gadgets, advertising and sales, and provides opportunities to present and practice a variety […]
June 11, 2012
SGI Guest Post (3) Here’s the third in a short series of guest posts I’m writing for St George International (SGI). Roleplaying from home Will keep you posted on future installments!
April 30, 2012
SGI Guest Post (2) Here’s the second in a short series of guest posts I’m writing for St George International (SGI). Photo Opportunities Will keep you posted on future installments!
April 12, 2012
SGI Guest Post (1) Just a quick post to let you know that over the coming weeks I’ll be writing a short series of guest posts for St George International (SGI). Here’s the first installment, which suggests a few ways of how to use on-line maps with your students. Will keep you posted on future […]